New Clinton TV Ad Highlights on McCarthy’s Benghazi Gaffe

Democrats hope to capitalize on a top Republican’s comment linking the House Benghazi panel to Clinton’s poll numbers.

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EU Court Ruling: NSA Spying Violates Privacy Rights of Millions

By throwing out a key international agreement, the ruling delivers a blow to global tech companies.

Play of the Day: How to Stem the Tide of Gun Violence

No one seems to know how to stop all the shootings in the U.S.


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Boehner Delays Majority Leader Election

House Republicans will pick their nominee for speaker Thursday, but the contest for majority leader—and possibly for majority whip—will wait until after Oct. 29.

Former Hillary Clinton aide Cheryl Mills speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in September.

Benghazi Committee Democrats to Release Full Interview With Top Hillary Clinton Aide

The move comes days after House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy credited the panel with hurting Clinton’s presidential campaign.

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, is making a long-shot bid for the speaker job.

One Candidate for House Speaker Wouldn't Have a Problem Shutting the Government Down

Rep. Jason Chaffetz says it was 'ab­so­lutely flat-out wrong' for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pledge to keep agencies open.

House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah questions acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy, on Capitol Hill in November 2014.

Watchdog Reopens Secret Service Probe as Chaffetz Tars Director

Agency head altered recollection of who accessed lawmaker’s file.

Senate Prepares to Pass Defense Bill That Obama Will Veto

Measure uses Over­seas Con­tin­gency Op­er­a­tions funds to of­fer ad­di­tion­al money to the De­fense De­part­ment over the sequestration caps.

House Oversight Committee Chairman May Run for House Speaker

Representative Jason Chaffetz may run for speaker after criticizing the frontrunner’s comments about the Benghazi investigation and Hillary Clinton.

“While the Af­ford­able Care Act con­tin­ues to di­vide Con­gress, today we’ve made real pro­gress to­wards im­prov­ing this law,” wrote Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in a state­ment after the bill’s pas­sage.

The Senate Quietly Edits Obamacare

Bill that would over­turn the Af­ford­able Care Act’s ex­pan­sion of the small-group in­sur­ance mar­ket.

Play of the Day: How Presidential is Donald Trump?

The candidate has high negatives, but still leads in the polls.

“Every­body thought Hil­lary Clin­ton was un­beat­able, right? But we put to­geth­er a Benghazi spe­cial com­mit­tee…. What are her num­bers today?" McCarthy said.

House GOP Looks to Regroup After McCarthy Benghazi Comments

Democrats are trying to capitalize on the likely next speaker’s assertion that put a partisan gloss on the Benghazi panel. Republicans want to move on.